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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Works director may sue Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials have scheduled a closed session for Monday night to discuss a possible lawsuit by Public Works Director...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 54 comments | 3618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog

Our precious dog is on his last journey .. breaks my heart, but it is going to be inevitable in the next 6 months. 13yrs...

Original post made by PreciousDoggie on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NIMBYs are preventing Palo Alto from moving into the future!

From large grocery stores, decent shopping of big box stores, Alma Plaza, Edgewood Plaza, improvements in Caltrain and HSR,...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:37 am | 67 comments | 7877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Daily one mile traffic jam in Palo Alto

It's 7:42 AM and I'm heading slowly east on Arastradero in a single line of cars to El Camino Real (ECR). I'm witnessing...

Original post made by Brian Steen on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by MT, on Oct 20, 2010 at 8:46 am | 71 comments | 4410 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T to open tech center in Palo Alto

AT&T is setting up a multimillion-dollar technology-development center in Palo Alto in a race to snag the Bay Area's brainiest...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Oct 20, 2010 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 3570 Views

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Palo Alto public works director to retire Dec. 30

In circumstances that strongly suggest a forced departure, Palo Alto Public Works Director Glenn Roberts will retire at the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by rem, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:19 pm | 19 comments | 3910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is It Possible to Be a Student at Gunn or Paly and Not Be Stressed?

After reading so many posts about the stress levels at Gunn and Paly, I'm wondering whether it's even possible to be a student...

Original post made by Worried on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Oct 19, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 67 comments | 4674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police use Taser, dogs to subdue man

Palo Alto police officers used a Taser and police dogs to subdue a man that tried to evade arrest Wednesday morning after...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by chris vega, on Oct 19, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 21 comments | 3309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two judges named to SC County Superior Court

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed two Santa Clara County Superior Court judges Monday: Deputy District Attorney Javier...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by good choice, on Oct 19, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 3927 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Whitman leads Brown in local cash raised

Palo Alto may be a Democratic bastion, but it's the Republican candidate for governor who is leading the race for local campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 19, 2010 at 4:24 pm | 9 comments | 3185 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto all alone in first after impressive 42-0 victory

Friday's prep football This has been a season of firsts for the Palo Alto football team, which finds itself alone in first...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by ltk, on Oct 19, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Proposition 22, a Cautionary Tale of Piecemeal Reform

In 2008, with the state budget facing another huge deficit in the wake of the financial crisis, the state borrowed local...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatalities prompt Atherton to look at El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 2364 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain is not user friendly

Caltrain is a very difficult service to use. The signs at the stations give no information as to how long to wait for...

Original post made by Rider on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Rider, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:08 am | 4 comments | 2025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to honor 12 for emergency preparation

Palo Alto will celebrate its disaster preparedness efforts and honor 12 individuals who spearheaded these efforts at a special...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Recendes admits sex assault of woman, 94

Roberto Recendes has pleaded guilty to the 2002 rape and beating of a 94-year-old woman at Palo Alto Commons, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 18, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 6 comments | 2655 Views

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Dalai Lama talks about spirituality, science

Tenzin Gyatso, better known as the 14th Dalai Lama and an internationally recognized religious scholar, took the stage at...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by MARLENE, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 3395 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Schwarzenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Requirements for HSR, on Oct 18, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 14 comments | 4388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emergency prep is a do-it-yourself challenge

The public face of disaster preparation might be police, fire and city officials, but Palo Alto officials have said many...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by apbinfo, on Oct 18, 2010 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2972 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos man arrested for lewd acts upon a child

A Los Altos man suspected of committing lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14 is being held on $1 million bail at Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Oct 18, 2010 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 2837 Views
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